Following a very successful corporate career, spanning several continents, Rob now works as a personal and professional coach. He is passionate about helping people become more aware of themselves in order to achieve their potential. His commitment to a balanced performance, along with his empathy with people and his passion to motivate, inspire and empower those around him to be the best they can be, makes him a highly effective coach and mentor.
Rob is a Certified Master Coach, senior business executive, and qualified Hypnotherapist with strong global experience gained over 30 years in executive and senior management roles across a diverse range of businesses. This includes industries such as Professional Services, Information Technology, Publishing and Retail.
His commitment to achieving results in business is aligned with his strength in coaching and mentoring people toward achieving goals, productivity performance improvement, stress reduction, life balance, and increased self confidence.
Rob has a BA in History and Psychology, a Certificate in NLP in Business, and a Diploma of Learning Solutions in Hypnosis. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD), the International Coaching Council (ICC), the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and also serves in non executive director positions.
A Bit About How I work:
When I was in the corporate world I was always interested in getting the best out of people. Sadly, early in my career the best meant getting the most out of people in relation to what was best for the business. When I became a manager I thought I had to manage people. As I matured in the business world I realised that what was best for the individual in relation to their personal and professional development would produce good results for the company. I became more aware of myself and what motivated me and this lead to my passion for helping people become more aware of them selves in order to reach their potential. I stopped managing people and helped them to grow.
In my approach to coaching I try and help get my clients from a current scenario to a preferred scenario. For this I use a solution focused approach. That is to say that I would not dwell on the problem, or the causes of the problem with you but rather on how to solve the situation. There is no particular agenda that I have in mind. The client and their issue(s) is the agenda. I can, and will, use several methodologies to provide an integrated coaching experience for the client.
I believe that within each individual lies the resources to solve their own problems. Some times it is just a question of us getting out of our own way in order to do that. It is my intention to facilitate a safe environment for you to
I was born and raised in Canada. I came to Australia for 6 months in 1986 and fell in love with the place. I have been fortunate to live and work in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. I consider myself very privileged to have experienced a number of different cultures. I now live in Sydney with my wife and three dogs. I have two married daughters, a son, and grandson.